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SANS and the urban legend

Yesterday, SANS held a Webcast on “A Practical Approach to Cyber Security within Control System Environments”. The participants included representatives from SANS, Sandia, SRI, MIT Lincoln Labs, and ArcSight. There were several slides of interest as well as the basis for the entire presentation that need to be addresse...

Are you a black hat or a white hat– ACS’ conference timing gives you a choice

date is set for August 4-7 at the Marriott Burr Ridge Conference Center near Chicago. Since 2004, the Control System Cyber Security Workshop has been held in early August. The reason for the date was to avoid IEEE, ISA, PCSF, DCS and SCADA User group meetings which generally are...

2008 Applied Control Solutions Control System Cyber Security Conference

I am pleased to announce the 2008 Applied Control Solutions Control System Cyber Security Conference will be held August 4-7, 2008 in Burr Ridge, IL (Chicago area). Argonne National Laboratory, one of the national laboratories working on critical infrastructure protection, will co-host this year's event with a focus on interdependencies.

Pushing against Jello…

Even experts don't understand"¦or we haven't done a very good job of making the issues known and understandable I had the opportunity for formal and informal meetings yesterday with some very influential and knowledgeable people in Washington.

A Demonstration Process Control Network?

He wants to create a live, working process control network as a test bed for cybersecurity. What if... The establishment of a neutral Demonstration Process Control Network (DP...

Demonstration Process Control Network– A Vision

Following the August Applied Control Solutions Workshop in Knoxville, several utilities and vendors got together to discuss the idea of an "open test bed" for security that would also utilize DOE lab expertise. The concept of an "open test bed" means that all non-proprietary information from the testing would be...

Applied Control Solutions Cyber Security Workshop Summary

The Applied Control Solutions 2007 Control Systems Cyber Security Workshop was held August 13-16 in Knoxville, TN. There were more than 100 attendees representing domestic and international commercial and government communities. The commercial attendees included representatives from electric, gas, and water utilities; chemical companies; pipelines, and vendors.